Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
28 Hayley Shaffer
2014: Appeared in five contests as a freshman, starting the season opener against Elon (2/7) … Scored two goals in the win over the Phoenix … Registered a ground ball and a caused turnover against Louisville (2/9) … Tallied her first career assist at William & Mary (2/16) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four seasons for Elizabeth Mercogliano at Oak Knoll … 2012 US Lacrosse Academic All-American … Earned first team NJISAA Prep A Division and NJGLL Stars and Stripes South Division accolades as a senior … Totaled 36 goals, 12 assists, 30 draw controls, 34 ground balls and eight caused turnovers during her final year … NJISAA Prep A Division first team, NJIGLL Stars and Stripes South Division second team and all-county selection as a junior … Finished her prep career with 106 goals, 38 assists, 76 draw controls, 98 ground balls and 25 caused turnovers … Guided Oak Knoll to NJISAA Prep A championships as a sophomore, junior and senior … Played on the Metro Lacrosse and STEPS Lacrosse club teams … All-group, all-conference and all-county honoree in field hockey, helping her team capture conference, county, section and group titles as a senior … Graduated class valedictorian … Member of the Cum Laude Society, National Foreign Language Honor Society and the National Merit Honor Society … AP Scholar with Distinction … Recipient of the NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Award and the NJISAA Jan Baker Scholar Athlete Award.
Personal: Born Hayley Blaire Shaffer on March 17, 1995 in Livingston, N.J. … Daughter of John and Marta Shaffer … Has three brothers, John, Reed and Kohl … Father was a quarterback on the Penn State football team (1984-86), guiding the Nittany Lions to a national championship in 1986 … Brother, John, is currently a member of the Duke men’s lacrosse team.